If there are changes to the particulars of directors or DIN as submitted in e-Form DIR3 then the applicant or director is required to submit e-Form DIR6. Changes to the particulars of director as submitted in earlier form DIN1 can also be changed by using the present e-form DIR6.
For instance, in the event of change in address of a director, he or she is required to intimate such changes in e-Form DIR6 with required documents and details to the ROC.
Earlier, we use to submit e-Form DIN4 to change particulars of directors as it was submitted in DIN application i.e. e-Form DIN1. Now, new companies act 2013, has replaced e-Form DIR6 in place of e-Form DIN4.
After the new companies act 2014, with effect from 1.4.2014, companies are required to submit e-Form DIR6 to make changes in particulars of directors or DIN. E-Form DIR6 has been prescribed in rule 12(1) of the Companies (appointment and qualification of directors) Rules, 2014.
Time limit and documents required to intimate changes in particulars of director – eform DIR6
As specified in rule 12(1) of Companies (appointment and qualification of directors) rules, 2014, director is required to intimate changed particulars with other required details to the central government within 30 days from the date of such changes.
For instance, in case the director has sifted his address from one place to another on 1.4.2014 then e-Form DIR6 has to be filed within 30 days from 1.4.2014.
While filing e-form DIR6, the director is required to attach scanned copy of following documents;
- proof of the changed particulars and
- income tax PAN – Proof of identity
- Passport – in case of foreign nationals
In case of proofs which are in language other than hindi or english, the proofs should be translated in hindi or English from a professional translator carrying his details (name, signature, address) and seal.
Before submitting the e-Form DIR6, it has to be digitally signed by both director and by a chartered accountant or company secretary or cost accountant in practice.
Once its uploaded with the digital signature of director and a professional as specified above, e-Form DIR6 will be automatically approved in case no duplicate is identified by the system. Approved email shall be sent to the director who is filing the form with a copy to the professional who has certified the e-form DIR6. You are not required to pay any fee for filing of e-Form DIR6.